A little while later the boy’s mother appeared. The doctors were surprised that she found the way. There were no well-defined trails, and she had never made the trip before.
"How did you do it?" she was asked. The dear woman, overjoyed to be with her child, replied, "Oh, it was easy. I just followed the blood!" (Robert E. Coleman is Distinguished Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary).
If will will just follow the blood through the pages of Scripture it will lead us to Freedom! Because by the power of the Blood of Jesus Christ:
We are free from being victims of our upbringing (I Pet. 1:17-18).
We are free from the power of sin so we can live holy lives for God’s glory (Titus 2:11-14).
We are free from our physical body of corruption (Rom. 7:24-25; Col. 2:11; Rom. 8:23).
We are set free from the fear of death (Heb. 2:14).
We have been set free in order that we might live for the one who set us free (2 Cor. 5:14-15).
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Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
Those who are outside the people of God are in rebellion against Him and are therefore spiritually dead. But God makes them a free offer to bring them back to life. All that’s needed to receive all of the bounty that God offers is to believe his promise,